2006 Mercury Grand Marquis Overview

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GS
Avg. Price: $8,648
GS Convenience
Avg. Price: $7,377
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Avg. Price: $9,342
LS Ultimate
Avg. Price: $9,238

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Classic American Luxury by Austin
 — If you took this car, slap some chrome bumpers on and take out the CD player and stick in the middle of the 70's, it would fit right in. It's got a V8, rear wheel drive, body-on-frame chassis, seats s... Read More
Beautiful by Schoolboy
 — i like eveything, very roomy, a nice smooth ride lots of trunk space, pretty good on gas, its a great car for long ride trips because its such a comfortable drive and I think eveyone will love ths car... Read More
Somewhat Antiquated, But Durable. Pleasant To Drive And Own. by teejay363
 — This '06 Grand Marquis LS is our third G-Marquis. Previous ones were '89 and '98, all LSs. All three of them were bought used and have been very decent cars. My wife and I are taller than average old ... Read More

2006 Mercury Grand Marquis Overview

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2006 Mercury Grand Marquis

The twenty-six year old Grand Marquis, after a number of upgrades and makeovers, remains Mercury's best selling car. Based on the venerable Ford Crown Victoria, both cars are throwbacks to the era when the American highway cruiser ruled the roads in America.

With its V8 automatic, rear wheel drive, seating for six adults, cavernous trunk, and land barge handling, the Grand Marquis has only cosmetic revisions for 2006: a new grille, front fascia, and headlights, new 16-inch, spoked aluminum wheels, and some new interior features on the LS trim line.

With its 212 inches overall length, riding on a 114.6-inch wheelbase, the Grand Marquis has earned five-star safety ratings for the past ten years. Reviewers recommend the optional 239-hp V8, available with the LS trim line, which includes the handling package: a different rear-axle ratio for better acceleration, rear stabilizer, rear air suspension (a self-leveling system), and aluminum wheels; and the traction control option for snow country.

These options help, but do not overcome the car's barge-like handling. The Grand Marquis adequately handles round the town jaunts hauling the kids sports equipment one owner commented that he found the Grand Marquis a better option for his family than a mini-van. An adequate highway cruiser in small doses, reviewers and some owners faulted the bolster-less seats for fatigue after three hours of steady driving. Other owners liked the floating, large car feeling comparing it to Cadillac and Lincoln rides. Reviewers, however, were not so easily impressed.

Neither were they impressed with the average 17 mpg, though one owner claimed 26-27 mpg on the highway. While owners enjoyed the interior roominess for six adults and large trunk, others cited the interior's poor ergonomics, lackluster sound system, and wind noise. One owner's son summed up the Grand Marquis when he equated the driving experience to being the captain of the starship Enterprise - ah, the good old days.

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Mercury Grand Marquis Questions

edwardfarnan
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Just Got New Blower Motor Now It Is Blowing Hot Air It Was Blowing Cold Air...

i had crackle noise in air took it to dealer put in new blower motor now i only get hot air before motor it was fine

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roymooresav
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Why Wont The Radiator Fan Run On My 2006 Mercury Grand Marquis

I have changed the thermostat and the cylinder temperature sensor and the car still runs hot and the radiator fan does not come on. What should I check next?

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jackmercury
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I Have A 2006 Mercury Marquis Gs And The Fan For The Heat And A/c Blow On A...

I can tell a little difference from low to high on a/c or heat. I have not ever had a car or vehicle that did not blow hard and loud on high heat or particularly a/c. Ideas?

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jatbhan
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2006 Grand Marquis Vibrates A Lot And Takes 2-3 Seconds From The Time I Pus...

My 2006 Grand Marquis is being a little odd lately. When I push the gas pedal it takes around 2-3 seconds before the car actually moves. Doesn't go beyond 75 mph and when I come to a stop and the ca...

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glopez
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How To Remove Rear Door Panel On 2006 Mercury Grand Marquis?

sounds like glass fell off track

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